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SHARING THE MEAL | LET'S EAT!

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Musée de la civilisation, Québec, Quebec

PEDAGOGICAL INTENT
This pedagogical activity LET’S EAT! aims to personally involve secondary cycle two students in a process to understand themselves, society, history and heritage through the virtual exhibition Sharing the Meal!

In connection with the theme Culture and currents of thought, this activity revisits the important periods in the history of Québec, from New France to the 21st century, from the perspective of contemporary food heritage.

Let’s eat! therefore seeks to bridge the past and present to better understand the current social and cultural issues on our plates. Students will reflect, articulate thoughts and take positions. Certain topics will touch upon the concepts of affiliation and identity outlined in the Ethics and Religious Culture curriculum.
AREAS AND COMPETENCIES
Subject areas: Social sciences (History and Citizenship Education)

- Theme : Culture and currents of thought
- Examining social phenomena from a historical perspective.

Cross curricular competencies

- Exercise critical judgment
- Use creativity
- Achieve potential
- Cooperate
Each family has his own food heritage
While they share many common foods, local families make their own choices and approach their food heritage differently.
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Learning Object Collection: Sharing the Meal!
Ingredients from around the world
The foods we eat reflect our many influences. Other cultures constantly elevate our foods and culinary practices, which we adapt to specific territories and climates.
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It's a matter of taste
The foods we eat make us who we are and shape the world we live in
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Yesterday and tomorrow
Food heritage is a fine blend of continuity and change based on knowledge passed down through many years and spur-of-the-moment whims.
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Biting into places
The foods we eat tell the stories of the places they came from.
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Learning Objectives

This pedagogical activity LET’S EAT! aims to personally involve secondary cycle two students in a process to understand themselves, society, history and heritage through the virtual exhibition Sharing the Meal!